goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist, who had an impressive .901 saves percen-tage and 3.58 goals against average.
Sweden started the tournament with a tough test against Slovakia, which finished in fourth place at the previous In-Line Hockey World Championship, Sweden finished in fifth place the previous year. Both teams came out of the gates eager to start the World Championship, but it was Sweden which ultimately dominated the game with a 7-3 win.
Seven proved to be the lucky number again for the Swedes in their second game, a contest against Slovenia. Lundqvist was impressive in net, allowing only two goals, while the Sweden offense continued to roll, scoring seven goals in the team’s second win. Read more